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SHIKONGO Ananias
Sport Para athletics
NPC Namibia   
GenderMen
Age32
Place of BirthOkankolo, NAM
Height1.74 m
Weight 70 kg
Human Interest
Impairment Information
Type of Impairment
Vision impairment
Origin of Impairment
Acquired
Classification
T11, F11
Guide
Even Tjiviju
Further Personal Information
Family
Son Isaac [2014]
Residence
Windhoek, NAM
Languages
English
Higher education
Marketing - Polytechnic of Namibia: Windhoek, NAM
Sport Specific Information
When and where did you begin this sport?
He began athletics at age 14 at Eluwa Special School in Ongwediva, Namibia.
Club / Team
Namib Lions Athletic Club: Namibia
Name of coach
Michael Hamukwaya [national], ZAM
Senior International Debut
Year
2004
Competing for
Namibia
General Interest
Nicknames
Page (observer.com.na, 14 Feb 2013)
Hobbies
Supporting English football team Chelsea. (namibian.com.na, 14 Apr 2016)
Memorable sporting achievement
Winning three gold medals at the All-African Games. (Athlete, 23 Oct 2015)
Most influential person in career
His mother and coach Michael Hamukwaya. (Athlete, 23 Oct 2015)
Hero / Idol
Namibian sprinter Frankie Fredericks. (Athlete, 23 Oct 2015)
Injuries
He suffered from a hamstring injury while competing at the 2012 Paralympic Games in London. (namibian.com.na, 14 Apr 2016)
Sporting philosophy / motto
"Never stop training." (Athlete, 23 Oct 2015)
Awards and honours
He received a sporting achievement award from Disability Sports Namibia in 2015. (namibiansun.com, 19 Oct 2015)

He was Namibia's flag bearer at the 2011 All Africa Games in Maputo, Mozambique. (namibiasport.com.na, 19 Dec 2011)
Ambitions
To win gold at the 2017 World Championships in London, England. (paralympic.org, 22 Feb 2017)
Impairment
He lost his left eye at age three in a shooting accident as his brother tried to shoot birds using a bow and arrow. Three years later, while working in a field, a donkey kicked him in his right eye, resulting in him losing his sight in that eye too. (namibiasport.com.na, 19 Dec 2011)

Competition Highlights (historical)
Paralympic Games (Overall)
Rank Year Event Result
Semifinal 2012 200m T11 23.20
Semifinal 2012 100m T11 11.49
Round 1 2012 400m T11 52.45
3 2016 100m T11 11.11
4 2016 4 x 100m Relay T11-13 43.66
1 2016 200m T11 22.44
3 2016 400m T11 50.63
World Championships
Rank Year Event Result
8 2011 100m T11 12.31
3 2011 400m T11 53.90
6 2011 200m T11 24.95
2 2013 200m T11 22.71
3 2013 100m T11 11.85
4 2013 400m T11 52.15
5 2015 400m T11 52.72
2 2015 200m T11 22.84
2 2017 100m T11 11.33
7 2017 400m T11 52.83
5 2017 200m T11 23.31
Commonwealth Games (Overall)
Rank Year Event Result
4 2018 100m T12 11.37